The shared enthusiasm of Ron's sons, Brent and Chad Melville
, and winemaker, Greg Brewer have sparked a family project -- the future success of Melville Winery
Before joining Melville, Greg was assistant winemaker to Bruce McGuire at Santa Barbara Winery.
Chad Melville - Vineyard Manager, Sta.
, like his brother Brent, left the stock market to pursue a career in winemaking.
experience working for Melville Vineyards' grape production in Sonoma County ignited his
interest in wine.
This interest sent Chad abroad to Australia, France, New Zealand and South Africa where he researched viticulture, vinification and oenology.
viticulture, vinification and oenology studies at UC Davis
has worked with reputable Santa Barbara County winemakers such as Greg Brewer, Bruce McGuire, Craig Jaffurs, Lane Tanner, and Chris Whitcraft.
was instrumental in the development of Melville Vineyards & Winery.
managing Melville Vineyards
in the Sta.